|Administrative region:||Central Greece|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
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Amfikleia (Greek: Αμφίκλεια, also Amfiklia, ancient name: Amphicleia or Amphikleia) is a town and a former municipality in Phthiotis, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Amfikleia-Elateia, of which it is a municipal unit. Its 2001 population was 5,636 and 3,585 for the town. Distance is 17 km from its skiing resort in Parnassos and 170 roughly northwest of Athens and is united with the roads, the old highway (GR-3, former E962) and a railway station. The town is situated on the foot of Parnassos, neighbours the Kallidromo range and is in the Kifissos Valley. Agricultural products grown include cigars, cotton and wheat.
Nearest places include: Amfikleia Station (landmark), Fterolakka and Petrovryssi to the south and Drymaia further northwest.
The modern boundaries of Phthiotis/Fthiotida and Fokida nearly lies to the west and Viotia further south. In ancient and medieval times, the area belonged to Phocis and was south of the Ozolian Locris.
Its history began in the ancient times, its early name was Ophiteia (Οφιτεία) and Amphikaia (Αμφίκαια) and later Amphicleia. The Persians destroyed and razed the city in 480 BC
Herodotus Histories and was shortly rebuilt. Amphicleia was visited and mentioned by Pausanias in his Phocica. It decayed during the Middle Ages and abandoned. It ceased to exist until some centuries later when Dadi was built within the ancient city and rose during the Ottoman Period. After it was renamed to Amfikleia. Tourism soared in its recent years.
- Athanasios Eftaxias (1849–1931), politician
- Municipality of Amfikleia (Greek) (English)
- De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Πανδέκτης: Dadi -- Amfikleia". Retrieved 21 October 2010.
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